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No Cherubs for Melanie (David Bliss #3)
Melanie Gordonstone, a cherubic six-year-old, was Daddy's favourite in every way. So Margaret, her jealous 12-year-old sister, drowned her in a backyard pool. Inexperience led young Detective Bliss to attribute the girl's death to accident, but Melanie's mother drives herself mad believing her husband to be the killer. Margaret taunts her deranged mother for 10 years befor ...more
Paperback, 394 pages
Published October 1st 2002 by Dundurn
(first published January 1st 2002)
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Set in both Northern Ontario and London, England, this story really captured my interest. It was fast-paced, the characters are believable, and the story line keeps you guessing. It read very much like a British mystery with a Canadian setting
James Hawkins was a police commander in the U.K. for twenty years and a Canadian private investigator for a further eight years. From 1992 to 1997, he was director of education at the Canadian Institute for Environmental Investigations. His debut mystery novel, Missing: Presumed Dead (2001), introduced his popular detective, David Bliss.More about James Hawkins...
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